Posts Tagged ‘Chase Brandon’

ClandesTime 092 - Conspiracy Theories: The False Flag Exercise Hypothesis

ClandesTime 092 – Conspiracy Theories: The False Flag Exercise Hypothesis

9/11. The 7/7 London Bombings. The Boston Marathon. The Paris Massacre. This episode we take a look at the false flag exercise theory, which has become the default alternative media interpretation of these events. We examine the theory's history in military deception techniques, its origins as a popular conspiracy theory ...
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Did the CIA rewrite Charlie Wilson's War?

Did the CIA rewrite Charlie Wilson’s War?

Charlie Wilson's War reduces nearly 10 years of the Soviet-Afghan War into an hour and forty minutes of Sorkin-scribed witty dialogue focusing almost entirely on how one alcoholic, womanising congressman helped to raise the billions of dollars that were given to the mujahideen to fight the godless Commie invaders.  While ...
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ClandesTime 091 - The CIA and James Bond

ClandesTime 091 – The CIA and James Bond

What connects JFK, Allen Dulles and the CIA's invasion at the Bay of Pigs to the movies Thunderball and Goldfinger?  The answer is the relationship between the CIA and James Bond.  In this episode we look at Fleming's decades-long relationship with American intelligence, from the OSS through to the CIA, ...
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Porkins Policy Radio - Now a Radio Show

Porkins Policy Radio – Now a Radio Show

My good friend Pearse has been given the opportunity to do his show on the radio so he invited me on as his guest for the very first episode.  We took on an old favourite - Chase Brandon - and discussed his relevance to the world of state-sponsored entertainment before ...
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Review: The CIA in Hollywood

Review: The CIA in Hollywood

Tricia Jenkins' The CIA in Hollywood was one of the books that inspired me to start this site, and the recently published second edition expands considerably on the original.  Because the CIA is resistant to FOIA requests and other forms of inquiry, Jenkins amassed a wide range of open source ...
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ClandesTime 078 - Chase Brandon: The CIA's Man in Hollywood

ClandesTime 078 – Chase Brandon: The CIA’s Man in Hollywood

Chase Brandon was the CIA's first Entertainment Industry Liaison.  From 1996 to early 2007 he was the CIA's man in Hollywood, working on a dozen major movies and numerous high-profile TV shows.  In this episode we examine the background of the CIA in the entertainment industry and how they founded ...
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ClandesTime 074 - The Secret World of Tom Clancy Part I - The Films

ClandesTime 074 – The Secret World of Tom Clancy Part I – The Films

Tom Clancy was one of the most popular spy authors of all time, but was he a spy himself?  What are the nature of his government connections?  How were the film adaptations of his novels supported by the Pentagon and the CIA?  What script changes were made by the DOD ...
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Decoding Chase Brandon: CIA Entertainment Liaison

Decoding Chase Brandon: CIA Entertainment Liaison

Jump to documents Chase Brandon was the CIA's first entertainment liaison officer, working in the entertainment industry for over a decade from 1996 onwards.  Brandon helped produce over a dozen major films and a similar number of TV shows and more than any other individual helped set up a permanent ...
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The CIA's Opinion of Spy Films (including some they helped to make)

The CIA’s Opinion of Spy Films (including some they helped to make)

Like all of us, the CIA are not averse to reading books and watching films and then sharing their opinions about them on the internet.  Unlike most of us the CIA have an online journal - Studies in Intelligence - where they like to post their views about things.  In ...
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The CIA's TV Network

The CIA’s TV Network

In the years before 9/11 the CIA invaded the entertainment industry.  In the years after those attacks this relationship became more pronounced and overt.  Our recent series The CIA and Hollywood covered some of their big screen activity, and while it is not as influential as their Hollywood operations, the ...
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